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Doubts raised over BA's power problem claims

What is known is that recently appointed Chief Executive - the Spanish born Alex Cruz - has simply apologised to customers for the problem and thanked them for their patience saying "I know this has been a frightful time for customers. The firm's chief executive Alex Cruz said on Monday that the power surge was so strong that it also rendered the back-up systems ineffective. The airline laid off hundreds of IT staff previous year and outsourced the jobs to India to cut costs. Read More »

BA IT shutdown caused by 'uncontrolled return of power' after outage

IAG Chief Executive Willie Walsh, who had been silent in the media in the immediate aftermath, admitted the fiasco had damaged BA's brand but denied that its IT centres were too old. "We are undertaking an exhaustive investigation to find out the exact circumstances and most importantly ensure that this can never happen again", it adds. Read More »

'Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' Sails To


Meanwhile, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul seems to be running out of steam a bit falling from last week's fifth spot to this week's sixth with $4.4 million (about $3 million less than it made last weekend). " Dead Men Tell No Tales " also scored big internationally, collecting US$247.8 in ticket sales , with China the top foreign market (US$92.3 million), Disney said in a statement. Read More »

Manchester police stopped sharing info with US after leaks


In an indication of the level of counter-terrorism activity, a senior Whitehall source revealed that 18 plots had been foiled since 2013 in Britain. The bomber's name, Salman Abedi , was also leaked to the U.S. media despite United Kingdom police not wanting it to be released. "My heart, prayers, and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones", she wrote, in regards to the 22 people killed after her concert at Manchester Arena on May 22. Read More »

Major Skype update moves it closer to Snapchat and WhatsApp


Skype is also introducing a new Highlights feature that's a lot like Snapchat stories . Skype still does video, phone and text chat just like you remember - just with a fresh coat of neon paint. In a bid to make Skype more social, Microsoft is launching a whole new generation of Skype clients. Automated chatbots, a push by Microsoft as it aims to build more intelligent software, have been given a prominent home in the new Skype. Read More »

Bonino returns for Penguins in 1-1 Game 2


Guentzel's 11 goals tie Marchand (2011) and Roenick (1990) for the second most goals scored by a rookie in a single playoff run. Matt Murray finished with 23 saves for the Penguins, who used the first coach's challenge in Final history to wipe out an early Nashville goal and held on despite their astonishing shot drought. Read More »

Jennifer Garner criticizes People magazine over cover story


The 45-year-old star came out to say she did not participate in a People Magazine cover story - which was released this morning - indicating she didn't pose for the magazine or give the publication any quotes. Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck were married for a decade when they chose to separate. The former couple has agreed to joint legal and physical custody of their kids . Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: 5 potential x-factors who could swing the series

With Cleveland boasting the most outstanding offence in post-season history and Golden State defiant in defence, this promises to be another NBA Finals classic. He's picked up only two technical fouls in the postseason, leaving him well short of the seven technicals that would trigger a one-game suspension. Read More »

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon


News of the looming departure quickly drew the ire of worldwide and domestic political leaders who fear the potentially devastating impacts of global warming. Their reasoning seems to have played well with the president's base and influential policy groups such as the Heritage Foundation and the Heartland Institute. Read More »

Kendall Jenner Is The Newest 'Adidas' Ambassador!


She writes: 'Since - let's not kid ourselves - everyone wants to know, Kris and I have good and frequent sex at the beginning'. So what does that leave for Kendall Jenner? Kardashian explained to Kourtney . She would hustle to get speeches. When asked further about the situation , Jenner confessed, "Well, to be honest with you, I really haven't talked to her in a long time". Read More »

Spyder Teaser: Mahesh Babu & His Techie Spider Are Intriguing Enough!


First bilingual film for the Tollywood star. Meanwhile, Rakul is happy to have been cast in a film starring Mahesh Babu and helmed by A R Murugadoss. The moment came and film cast has released the Mahesh's SYPder Teaser on the social media. He debuted in Telugu film "Stalin" with Megastar Chiranjeevi. Read More »

May avoids debate as Labour cuts Tory lead

She might be out there sizing up your house to pay for your social care. May called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand going into Brexit talks, which are due to begin on June 19. Corbyn and Farron were joined by the leaders of the Green party, the UK Independence Party and Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru and the deputy leader of the Scottish National Party. Read More »

Predators OK with Game 1 except for result


The Penguins are leading the series 1-0 after defeating the Predators 5-3 Monday night. "We didn't think we had reached our best play yet and we were in a good spot at 1-1, and it's an opportunity to go out and throw up your best period and put yourself in a good spot, and I thought we had a really good period". Read More »

Army: Palestinian woman attacks soldier with knife

Israel has not yet responded to the report , which was published on the Jewish festival of Shavuot, when government offices are closed. Israeli media reports cited a US official present at the meeting. "I look forward to working with these leaders toward a lasting peace". Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas . "No member of the worldwide community, including the United States, recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel or condones Israel's illegal expropriation of ... Read More »

House intel panel to subpoena Trump lawyer, former aide


Spicer was also asked to respond to the double-standard between comedian Kathy Griffin, who Trump denounced over violent and unacceptable imagery, and Ted Nugent, who was invited to the White House after repeated violent statements about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Cher Saddened by Death of Ex Husband Gregg Allman

Warren Haynes has penned a tribute to his musical hero, friend and band mate Gregg Allman following the Allman Brothers Band leader's death Saturday. A move to Macon, Georgia and a deep dive into the psychedelic drug culture blooming in the latter part of the decade saw the brothers team with drummer Butch Trucks to form the Allman Brothers Band in 1969. Read More »

Grande and friends returning to Manchester for benefit show


Joan was at the Manchester Arena for her daughter's concert on May 22, 2017, when a man, identified as Salman Abedi , detonated an explosive device, killing 22 and injuring over 59. Those in most urgent need will receive funds first, and the money will be distributed by the Manchester City Council. So that is what it will continue to do for us. Read More »

SBI ATM, online, cash transaction fees change from June 1


State Bank of India (SBI), India's largest commercial bank, has revised its charges for various banking services like ATM withdrawals , cash transactions and services charges beginning today. For a 10-leaf cheque book , account holder will be charged Rs 30, for 25-leaf cheque book Rs 75 plus service tax will be applicable and 50-leaf book will be levied Rs 150 plus service tax. Read More »

Foo Fighters Prove You're Never Too Old to Rock With 'Run' Video


Eventually, a full-on brawl breaks out between the patients and the nurses, as the song's mood swells considerably darker and harder. Befitting the song's rowdy intensity, the video for " Run " (directed by Dave Grohl himself) joins the members of Foo Fighters - each clad in a rich layer of old-man makeup - as they help incite a nursing-home riot, complete with smashed windows, stage-diving, a stolen auto, nudity and a fair bit of cathartic vaping. Read More »

Trump attacks Germany in furious tweets

Merkel often stresses that Germany and the European Union must compete with the new emerging economic giants, and on Sunday she said that Germany can no longer completely depend on traditional allies the United States and Britain in the age of President Donald Trump and Brexit . Read More »

Trump to announce decision on Paris deal tomorrow


Worldwide leaders began reacting to the reports of Trump's plans. It would have been the third such conference. Whatever actions you decide on, I can assure you that you will not be alone. Olof Skoog, whose country is serving a two-year term on the U.N. Security Council, told reporters today that a US pullout would also "fly in the face of pleas from very friendly European nations". Read More »

Star Wars Celebrates 40 Years

Luke Skywalker will be a new man when he finally speaks again in Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Isaac, who filmed several scenes with Fisher, said that, like Hamill, she delivered a rich performance, giving her all as an actor, rather than treating Leia's part as an exercise in feel-good sentimentalism. Read More »

What to know about the Paris Agreement, possible US withdrawal


Juncker says, "This notion, 'I am Trump, I am American, America first and I am getting out, ' that is not going to happen". In a slightly more cautious report, CBS says the president is expected to withdraw from the accord, but has also has discussed with senior White House staff an effort to renegotiate the agreement with an eye to making its provisions less onerous to USA industry. Read More »